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Inflation takes breather, economists hold breath

Published 24 May 2011 The Business Times By Emilyn Yap Headline inflation eases, but price pressures still lurk The Republic’s headline inflation eased to 4.5 per cent in April, going below 5 per cent for the first time this year. … Continue reading

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Singapore inflation likely to have peaked: MAS MD

Published 19 May 2011 The Business Times By Conrad Tan Headline inflation put at 3-4% in 2011; food prices, capital inflows moderating CENTRAL banks in Asia have been actively fighting inflation, which is likely to slow by next year, Monetary … Continue reading

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MAS sees GDP growth at higher end of 4-6% forecast

Published 27 April 2011 The Business Times Singapore’s economy is likely to grow at the higher end of the official 4-6 per cent forecast this year, while inflation will ease after peaking at 5.2 per cent in the first quarter, … Continue reading

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With MAS tack, no incentive for interest rates to rise here

Published 10 February 2011 The Business Times By Siow Li Sen Other countries have been hiking interest rates to fight inflation but borrowers here continue to enjoy record low rates. On Tuesday, China raised rates for the third time since … Continue reading

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